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More retailers are pledging to stay closed on Thanksgiving day, allowing employees to spend time with their families

In the past, stores started their Black Friday sales early -- overlapping with the holiday.

SEE ALSO: Mall of America will close on Thanksgiving Day

But these retailers want to bring Black Friday back to its roots by exclusively only on Friday.

These stores will be closed Thanksgiving Day:
  • A.C. Moore
  • American Girl
  • AT&T (Customer Service Closed; Select Retail Locations Closed)
  • Bed Bath & Beyond (Select Locations; Shoppers should call their local store)
  • BJ's Wholesale Club
  • Burlington
  • Cabela's (Retail closed; Call Centers Open)
  • Christmas Tree Shops (Select Locations; Shoppers should call their local store)
  • Costco
  • Crate and Barrel
  • Dillard's
  • GameStop (5 a.m. Black Friday opening)
  • Gardner-White Furniture (8 a.m. Black Friday opening)
  • Guitar Center
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Home Depot
  • HomeGoods
  • IKEA
  • Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
  • Lowe's
  • Marshalls
  • Mattress Firm
  • Menards
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Nordstrom (non-store employees working )
  • Outdoor Research
  • P.C. Richard & Son
  • Patagonia
  • Petco
  • PetSmart
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • Publix
  • Raymour and Flanagan Furniture (8 a.m. Black Friday opening)
  • Sam's Club
  • Sierra Trading Post
  • Staples
  • The Container Store
  • T.J. Maxx
  • Tractor Supply
  • Von Maur (9 a.m. Black Friday opening)

The Mall of America is giving their 520 stores the option to go dark on Thanksgiving. The entire mall will reopen at 5am on Black Friday.

Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Maine makes it illegal for stores to be open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

If you were planning on scoring some early deals, instead of eating some turkey -- you may want to re-plan.

Or just wait until Cyber Monday.

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SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 27: Ben Steele and Rachel Ligtenberg of Specialty Outdoor Retailer REI announce Black Friday closure at 143 stores nationwide with unveiling at Seattle flagship store as part of #OptOutside initiative on October 27, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Suzi Pratt/Getty Images for REI)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 27: Specialty Outdoor Retailer REI announces Black Friday closure at 143 stores nationwide with unveiling at Seattle flagship store as part of #OptOutside initiative on October 27, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Suzi Pratt/Getty Images for REI)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 27: Specialty Outdoor Retailer REI announces Black Friday closure at 143 stores nationwide with unveiling at Seattle flagship store as part of #OptOutside initiative on October 27, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Suzi Pratt/Getty Images for REI)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 27: REI Seattle flagship store employees gather after news that all 143 stores will close on Black Friday and the specialty outdoor retailer will pay all 12,000 employees to take day as part of #OptOutside initiative on October 27, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Suzi Pratt/Getty Images for REI)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 27: Employees of Specialty Outdoor Retailer REI pose outside of the flagship store following the announcement of Black Friday closure at 143 stores nationwide as part of #OptOutside initiative on October 27, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Suzi Pratt/Getty Images for REI)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 27: REI Seattle flagship store employees gather after news that all 143 stores will close on Black Friday and the specialty outdoor retailer will pay all 12,000 employees to take day as part of #OptOutside initiative on October 27, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Suzi Pratt/Getty Images for REI)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 27: Ben Steele of Specialty Outdoor Retailer REI announces Black Friday closure at 143 stores nationwide with unveiling at Seattle flagship store as part of #OptOutside initiative on October 27, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Suzi Pratt/Getty Images for REI)
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